The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 74 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 17 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.50% 0.73% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 11.04% 6.87% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 3
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
vSphere
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
154 131 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.63% 10.65% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 134 116 134
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,050 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region.

vSphere Salary Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in South Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +9 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Bridgend - 5 £40,000 -
Newport - 2 £48,750 -
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
3 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
4 18 (78.26%) SAN
5 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
7 13 (56.52%) Unix
8 10 (43.48%) Oracle
8 10 (43.48%) HP
8 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
8 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
9 9 (39.13%) XenServer
9 9 (39.13%) XenDesktop
9 9 (39.13%) HP Data Protector
9 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
9 9 (39.13%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (39.13%) vCloud
9 9 (39.13%) Citrix
9 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
9 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
9 9 (39.13%) ITIL
9 9 (39.13%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (39.13%) Symantec
9 9 (39.13%) Remedy
9 9 (39.13%) NetBackup
9 9 (39.13%) Backup Exec
10 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
11 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (26.09%) Cisco
13 5 (21.74%) MetaFrame

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (21.74%) Local Government
2 3 (13.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Services Manager
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) CGI
2 2 (8.70%) COM
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
3 13 (56.52%) Unix
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.70%) High Availability
3 2 (8.70%) People Management
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Certification
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) MCITP
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) vCloud
3 9 (39.13%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (39.13%) XenDesktop
3 9 (39.13%) XenServer
4 5 (21.74%) MetaFrame
4 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
4 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Backup Exec
1 9 (39.13%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (39.13%) NetBackup
2 5 (21.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.35%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.35%) ThinApp
3 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) HP
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) Citrix
4 9 (39.13%) Remedy
4 9 (39.13%) Symantec
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) Verint